1940 INDIA – USA… WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL .. [18946]

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1940 (Aug 20) International General Electric Co. (India) Ltd., Victor P.O. Box 992 Bombay printed airmail envelope with wear to edges to The International General Electric Co. Inc., Schenectady N.Y. bearing India GV1 2r + Mail steamer 6a + pair definitive 9p making 2r 7½a rate tied Bombay GPO cds & with two red Jusqu’a lines through airmail etiquette with Postage Insufficient annotated above& with red on white Passed /By /Censor /100 (CCSG 10B2) label ….This was probably intended for the new service commenced in July 1940 via BOAC to Hong Kong then Panam at 2r 11½a rate hence the cancellation of airmail as insufficienty prepaid &this would likely have gone by air to London then by sea…

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